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A (non)traditional wedding outfit

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Where the spirits dwell | The Osorezan

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New Religions in Japan

We are back to something very dear to my study, religions and shamanism in Japan. Shamanism in contemporary Japan...
Field 2017, Field Journal, Galleries
Beautiful Hirosaki
Field 2017, Field Journal, Galleries
Memories of Yokohama
Chit Chat, Galleries
A (non)traditional wedding outfit
Culture tips, Field 2012, Field Journal
Where the spirits dwell | The Osorezan
Anthropology, Culture tips
New Religions in Japan
My research

Where I began

A quick look at my eight-year research on Japanese religions and shamanism. Just to see where I started from.

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Soul Travel

A different Japan

You will find a new point of view, a new set of lenses through which I hope you will be able to get in touch with the soul of Japan..

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kegare tra potere e discriminazione
Anthropology, Culture tips

Kegare tra potere e discriminazione

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A polluting person is always in the wrong. He has developed some wrong condition or simply crossed some line which should not have been crossed and this displacement unleashes danger for someone

Mary Douglas, Purity and Danger. An Analysis of Concepts of Pollution and Taboo

 

Purezza, impurità e contaminazione sono, in ogni cultura, concetti con complesse implicazioni sociali che vanno al di là di semplici preoccupazioni per l’igiene e la salute; essi implicano una relazione più intricata tra differenti attori all’interno di una determinata struttura sociale. All’interno di queste relazioni, l’impurità è di volta in volta interpretata come un segno della rabbia divina, come una rottura dell’ordine sociale, come la violazione di confini corporali e come la dimostrazione di incertezza e di minaccia verso la comunità.

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Benvenuti all’inferno: Il Monte Osore
Benvenuti all’inferno: Il Monte Osore
Benvenuti all’inferno: Il Monte Osore
Benvenuti all’inferno: Il Monte Osore
Benvenuti all’inferno: Il Monte Osore
Benvenuti all’inferno: Il Monte Osore
Benvenuti all’inferno: Il Monte Osore
Field 2012, Galleries

Benvenuti all’inferno: Il Monte Osore

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Il Monte Osore, il cui nome è generalmente tradotto come Monte della Paura, è una montagna che si innalza al centro della penisola di Shimokita 下北半島, nella parte settentrionale della prefettura di Aomori.

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Osamu Dazai a Goshogawara
Osamu Dazai a Goshogawara
Osamu Dazai a Goshogawara
Osamu Dazai a Goshogawara
Osamu Dazai a Goshogawara
Osamu Dazai a Goshogawara
Osamu Dazai a Goshogawara
Osamu Dazai a Goshogawara
Galleries

Osamu Dazai a Goshogawara

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La splendida residenza di Osamu Dazai a Goshogawara

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